|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether the First Amendment permits defamation liability for subjective commentary on true facts concerning a matter of public concern; and (2) whether the determination of whether a challenged statement contains a provably false factual connotation is a question of law for the court or a question of fact for the jury.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 23 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 27, 2019)|
|May 28 2019||Waiver of right of respondent Michael E. Mann to respond filed.|
|Jun 04 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/20/2019.|
|Jun 12 2019||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Southeastern Legal Foundation.|
|Jun 14 2019||Response Requested. (Due July 15, 2019)|
|Jun 20 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Mark Steyn filed. VIDED.|
|Jun 28 2019||Brief of respondent Michael E. Mann in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Jul 02 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Judith A. Curry filed. VIDED.|
|Jul 03 2019||Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law & Justice filed. VIDED.|
|Jul 05 2019||Brief amici curiae of Former United States Attorneys General filed. VIDED.|
|Jul 05 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Stephen McIntyre filed. VIDED.|
|Jul 05 2019||Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed. VIDED.|
|Jul 17 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.|
|Jul 17 2019||Reply of petitioners Competitive Enterprise Institute, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 26 2019||Rescheduled.|
|Oct 07 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/11/2019.|
|Oct 08 2019||Rescheduled.|
|Oct 15 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/18/2019.|
|Oct 17 2019||Rescheduled.|
|Oct 28 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/1/2019.|
|Oct 28 2019||Rescheduled.|
|Nov 04 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/8/2019.|
|Nov 12 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.|
|Nov 18 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/22/2019.|
|Nov 25 2019||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Southeastern Legal Foundation GRANTED.|
|Nov 25 2019||Petition DENIED. Justice Alito, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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